So much praise has been heaped on compact crossovers 2019 Ford Escape and Honda CR-V. Some find the CR-V the better vehicle, but the Ford Escape has distinct advantages in performance, reliability, and towing capacity. If working or playing hard day in and day out is important to you, the Ford Escape is the stronger choice. Leave the Honda to the daily commuters. If you go to the mountains while the shuffle into work, you're going to want the Escape. In this comparison guide, we'll show you what we mean.